The 3 Epochs of Sustainable Investing

Stockholm (NordSIP) – While most people and institutions realise that society needs to focus on ESG issues, many still find it difficult to know...

Can Asset Owners Achieve a 100% ESG Portfolio?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The TBLI Conference Nordic 2018 was held November 8-9 at Nasdaq’s premises in Stockholm. With over 200 attendants from around the...

Asset Owners: Fixing Sustainability in Fixed Income

In Sweden, how long have asset owners come regarding fixed income integration? Three experts help us understand what they have achieved so far, where...

AP1, Arabesque to Develop new Human Rights Score

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On October 2, Arabesque announced that Swedish state pension fund AP1 will be using its proprietary ESG data tool, the S-Ray....

Nordic Asset Owners Sign Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Swedish pension fund AP4, Norway financial services company Storebrand AM and Danish pension fund Lægernes Pension are three Nordic asset owners...

Folksam LO Tightens Sustainability Criteria

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Folksam LO Pension (LO), the Swedish Trade Union Confederation and subsidiary of Sweden’s leading insurance and investment management company the Folksam...

NEFCO, Sweden Launch €10 million Ukraine Heating Fund

Stockhom (NordSIP) – A €10 million funding program to support the development of long-term sustainable district heating systems in Ukraine is being launched by...

ESG Gains Traction in California

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The largest pension fund in the United States, CalPERS, which manages the pensions and health benefits for California public employees, with...

Swedfund in Renewable Energy Fund Investment

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedish state development financier Swedfund has invested SEK 128 million in the Climate Investor One fund, a fund which develops, builds...

Pelle Pedersen Sets Off on Impact Quest

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Pelle Pedersen (Pictured left), Head of Responsible Investment at Danish pension manager PKA and one of the youngest yet most vocal...

AP7 Moves to Implement Green Mandates

Stockholm (NordSIP) – AP7, the largest pension fund in Sweden, is transferring €290 million from stocks deemed to be in violation of the Paris...

Nordea L&P Sweden to Reallocate SEK7bn to Sustainable Assets

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Nordea Life & Pensions Sweden is to reallocate SEK 7 billion to sustainable assets within 100 days as part of its...

Engaging With Alternative Managers

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In preparation of a featured editorial for NordSIP's sister site HedgeNordic, we had the opportunity to interview Martin Källström, Head of...

Green Fund to Help Scale DK Sustainable Detergent

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Denmark’s Green Investment Fund (Danmarks Grønne Investeringsfond) has decided to finance EcoClean Nordic, a Danish startup company that has developed a...

AP7 in Rio Tinto Shareholder Climate Resolution

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A shareholder resolution co-filed by Swedish National Pension Fund AP7 calling for improved governance over global mining company Rio Tinto’s membership...

New Emerging Impact Fund Investment at AP1

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Swedish state-driven pension fund AP1 just announced that a fruitful collaboration with BlackRock has led to an investment in the...

Alecta in Impact Fund and Green Bonds

Stockholm (NordSIP) - This week, Dutch asset manager NN Investments announced the first close of a USD 250 million (€205 million) impact fund, in...

Show me the Data

Stockholm (NordSIP) - A few weeks ago, NordSIP met with Lars Erik Mangset, Senior Advisor for Responsible Investment at the Norwegian-based KLP Asset Management....

AP Funds Caught in the Fire of Nuclear Weapons

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter (DN) published a story arguing that the Swedish state pension AP funds have not excluded some companies...

EIB in €40m Finland Chemicals R&D Investment

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The European Investment Bank (EIB) last week signed a €40 million loan with Kemira Oyj, a global chemicals company headquartered in...
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